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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

High in station, merit, or esteem.

Usage examples (33)
  • The mayor has the most eminent position on the city council.
  • An eminent physician
  • An eminent peak
  • The same is true of the amicus briefs in eminent domain litigation. for more
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  • An "immanent" (inherent; transcendent) performance by the dance troupe at the "imminent" (likely to happen soon) music festival would help the members become "eminent" (distinguished, prominent, or outstanding) international dancers.
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